Japan’s authorities have introduced new restrictive measures against Russia and Belarus due to a full-scale invasion of Ukraine.

According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, in the new sanctions package of the country got two Russian banks, namely the Credit Bank of Moscow and Rossilkhozbank.

It is noted that one Belarusian bank Bilinvestbank (Belarusian Bank for Development and Reconstruction) also came under restrictive measures.

The assets of these banks will be frozen in Japan.
As reported, the European Union introduced a sixth package of sanctions against Russia, where the main element was the refusal of Russian oil transported by sea. The sanctions package also included, in particular, the Credit Bank of Moscow, Rossilkhozbank and Bilinvestbank.